Sarah Burns

Sarah Burns is an editor and writer at 24/7 Wall St. She previously worked at AOL and MSN. She began her career in book publishing at Viking Press/Penguin Books and has been writing and editing general and financial news stories for the last 15 years.

In addition to 24/7 Wall St. and 24/7 Tempo, her stories have appeared in USA Today, MSN, MarketWatch, Business Insider, and Yahoo Finance.

Sarah has edited numerous travel and garden books. She teaches urban farming in New York City public schools and is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden. She graduated from Bowdoin College in Maine with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is based in New York City.

Lastest Stories by Sarah Burns

Fishing, and especially angling — fishing with a rod, line, and hook, as opposed to spearfishing and other forms of the sport — is a popular pastime in America. But this is a big country...
Winter is coming — and that means winter sports are coming, too. But it’s a big country and winter means a whole lot more than skating and skiing. Festivals of all kinds, incredible displays...
It has been said that television has had a greater influence on American culture than parents, schools, churches, and government. Television debuted in the United States in 1928 with the launch of...
Many people have been reading a lot more because of COVID-19. The pandemic is far from over and summer is winding down, so it’s a safe bet that people will still be looking for good material going...
Reported sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have increased in recent years, and some parts of the country have proven to be particularly hospitable to strange things in the sky —...
“Nomen est omen” is a Latin expression that means your name is a sign…or even your destiny. If that is so, then 24/7 Tempo’s list of the most popular boy names unique to every state will...
Unidentified flying objects have been a hot topic since the Office of the Director of National Intelligence delivered an unclassified report to Congress titled “Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified...
“What’s in a name?” asks Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet.” 24/7 Tempo doesn’t have an answer to the question posed in Shakespeare’s play, but we did find some unusual names that are...
In July the Office of the Director of National Intelligence delivered an unclassified report to Congress titled “Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena.” That’s UFOs, or...
You might consider yourself a very rational person, but then something as simple as a calendar date or a number makes you feel differently about things. You might think twice about boarding a plane...
There’s nothing wrong with crying — it can be an important safety valve for stress and emotional pain. In fact, bottling up your feelings can be bad for your health. There’s a whole genre...
The English language is constantly changing and adapting to the needs of its users. While new words are created and some old words acquire new meanings, others just fade from use. Of these words we...
House prices are always a hot topic — a house is the biggest purchase most people will ever make, the most important asset they will ever own, and of course the place where they will live and...
The Walt Disney Company, popularly known as Disney, is an entertainment powerhouse. It was founded almost a century ago and was originally synonymous with animation, but diversified into live-action...
Many people have been reading a lot more because of COVID-19. The pandemic is far from over and summer is winding down, so it’s a safe bet that people will still be looking for good material going...